WorldCat Identities

Captain Beefheart

Overview
Works: 204 works in 383 publications in 4 languages and 2,874 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Jazz  Progressive rock music  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Composer, Singer, Lyricist, Instrumentalist, Interviewee
Classifications: M1630.18.C37, 781.66
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Captain Beefheart, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Captain Beefheart
Trout mask replica by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Safe as milk by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The big Lebowski original motion picture soundtrack ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doc at the radar station by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bongo fury by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dust blows forward an anthology by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ice cream for crow by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hot rats by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spotlight kid ; Clear spot by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shiny beast (bat chain puller) by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Van Vliet was an American musician, singer-songwriter, experimental composer, artist and poet known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work was conducted with a rotating ensemble of musicians called the Magic Band (1965-1982), with whom he recorded 13 studio albums. Noted for his powerful singing voice with its wide range,[3] Van Vliet also played the harmonica, saxophone and numerous other wind instruments. His music blended rock, blues and psychedelia with avant-garde and contemporary experimental composition
How to be soundtrack ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rock renaissance IV ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brotherhood ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unconditionally guaranteed by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strictly personal by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band : under review ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video features rare live and studio performances by Captain Beefheart, and includes independent review and criticism from members of The Magic Band
From straight to bizarre Zappa, Beefheart, Alice Cooper and LA's lunatic fringe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desperate to remove himself from his original deal with Verve Records, in 1968 Frank Zappa set up the Bizarre and Straight labels in league with manger Herb Cohen, and so began a string of releases which remain extraordinary in the extreme. This film revisits and reviews the astonishing music that came out on Bizarre and Straight, and reveals the background, operations and, crucially, the lives of the musicians, performers and management who made these labels the legendary reality they became
The big ball ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rock, the 60's ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grow fins rarities (1965-1982) by Captain Beefheart ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Van Vliet, Don, 1941-2010

Beefheart, Captain
Beefheart, Captain, 1941-2010
Bloodshot Rollin' Red 1941-2010
Captain Beefheart
Captain Beefhearth
Van Vliet Don 1941-2010
Vliet, D. van 1941-2010
Vliet, Don Glenn 1941-2010
Vliet, Don van 1941-2010
Languages
English (144)
German (3)
French (2)
Czech (1)
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